Books tagged: humorous verse

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The Quest for the Magic Marble
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book contains a collection of rhymes and a collection of leftover poems, stories, essays, blog posts, and recipes from Refried Bean.
Ms. Spinster's Novel Grammar: More Novel Yet Her Punctuation, Spelling, Style . . .
Pre-release—available April 15, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 226,440. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Ms. Spinster is the frustrated embodiment of a schoolmarm: “If only there were a way to instill the rules of grammar in one ear—then keep them from rushing right out the other for being so hopelessly dreary.” She has an epiphany: she engages 500 celebrities to star in 330 rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style. But will one lead her to the altar and make an honest name of Ms. Spinster?
Clever Limericks for Childish Adults
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This hilarious and superbly-illustrated book of fiendishly clever limericks is not only a sure antidote to melancholy but a work of comic genius. From the jockey who traversed the Sudan on a cow, to Don Juan who came to a painful and unmentionable end, these limericks are a triumph of the verse form. The ideal Holiday or birthday gift for a friend or family member who needs cheered up.
The Sorcerer of Stockholm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,780. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Samuel Gold deals in antiquarian books. Johnathan, an English teacher, describes it as a passion in a man with a very keen eye for the opposite sex, no eye for the clock and little appreciation of where his many involvements might lead. He also writes humorous verse. Calling him The Sorcerer, it is nevertheless the unpredictable and unreliable Samuel that Jonathan becomes dependent on.
Poetic Reflections: The Queen Of Hats
Series: Poetic Reflections. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of very unusual verse, ranging from wacky to dark to narrative. Lori R. Lopez writes her own way, whether poetry or prose. This book contains both in an odd yet artful balance.
The Exercist: A Not-So-Divine Comedy about Health & Fitness in Devilishly Clever Verse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Poetry blogger Will Shakespeare is at it again with a parody of Dante's "Divine Comedy"! When an overweight guy's family forces him to go see an Exercist (a specialist who gets rid of demons by working 'em hard at the gym) to get rid of his demon pal Sloth, neither the Exercist nor the demon is very cooperative... until our guy comes up with his own plan for dealing with BOTH problems.
The Murder at Muffet's Place and Other Poetic Parodies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Poetry blogger Will Shakespeare unleashes his first poetry collection on an unsuspecting public! This humorous collection is a blend of his favorite parodies and funny poems from his blog, Will Shakespeare for Hire, and new never-before-seen material.
Sand Between The Toes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
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A collection of my mother's poems (romantic, nostalgic and humorous) set in two areas of Great Britain (the Midlands and Tyneside) between 1939-1995
The Pithesaurus
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation
In the tradition of the fortune cookie and Bartlett's Quotations comes an original collection of over 700 supposedly pithy, sage, humorous morsels of deep thought. It is the perfect pre-packaged ingredient list for a better life, mind, and spirit in today's hectic self absorbed age. Enlightenment was never more portable. Scroll, read, and enjoy a migraine.
Aardvarks in the Clouds and Other Flights of Fancy: 55 Humorous Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
All the poems in this anthology are new. Reid believes that humorous verse should have a cheeky look about it that adds to the fun. He just loves to play around with words, but he knows when to restrain himself and just pen a rollicking but straightforward narrative. He has even re-worked a few traditional nursery rhymes and given them new faces. A delightful mixture of both long and short poems!